Our expertise

Intellectual property

Innovation and creativity are the driving forces of our modern economy. Knowing how to preserve, capitalise on and safeguard them is a major asset in today’s world.

Our team works with all our clients (national and international groups, SMEs/VSEs, start-ups, pharmaceutical laboratories, authors, artists, entertainment and production companies, etc.) to provide them with expertise dedicated to their intangible assets.

  • Trademark validity audit
  • Search for the availability of a sign
  • Trademark registration in France, the European Union, internationally and in all countries
  • Portfolio audit and management
  • Drafting and negotiation of trademark contracts: co-ownership – assignment – licence – pledge – co-existence, etc.
  • Registration of assignments and licences and changes of name, address or legal form
  • Monitoring of trademarks, company names, domain names and defence actions, including drafting and follow-up of letters of formal notice, drafting of oppositions and follow-up of proceedings
  • Monitoring of all proceedings relating to trademarks and other distinctive signs: seizure for infringement, counterfeiting, invalidity actions and actions to assert ownership, etc.
  • Protection and confidentiality strategy
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts (R&D agreements, consortium, assignment of rights, licensing, co-ownership; transfer of technology and know-how, co-ownership, etc.)
  • Monitoring of all patent-related procedures: seizure of infringement, counterfeiting, nullity action and action to assert ownership, etc.
  • Assistance before the CNIS (National Commission for Employee Inventions)
  • Filing designs in France and worldwide
  • Drafting and negotiation of design contracts: assignment – licence – pledge, etc.
  • Monitoring of all procedures relating to designs and models: seizure for infringement, counterfeiting, invalidity action and action to assert ownership, etc.
  • Database and data protection strategy
  • Audit of contributions, ownership and qualifications
  • Drafting and negotiation of assignment and database licence agreements
  • Analysis of responsibilities for the distribution or extraction of a database;
  • Monitoring database-related procedures
  • Drafting and negotiation of licence agreements, assignment agreements, publishing and audiovisual adaptation agreements, co-publishing, distribution, production, co-production and broadcasting agreements, etc.
  • Advice on content distribution and exploitation regulations (internet, audiovisual or cinema in particular)
  • Representations to the CSA (Superior Audiovisual Council)
  • Legal support for VOD platforms
  • Legal audit of film catalogues
  • Litigation (counterfeiting, disputes between publishers and/or authors, etc.)

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